New method of horsemanship : including the breaking and training of horses : with instructions for obtaining a good seat : illustrated
Translation into English of: Méthode d'équitation basée sur de nouveaux principes
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Veterinary Library's copy part of the John A. Seaverns Equine Collection
November 28, 2009
Horse-riding of lightness: second way of Baucher
The evolution towards the "second way" of Baucher appears in the twelfth edition (1864) of this grand master. Inspired by attitudes of the horse in freedom, Baucher specifies the invention of horizontal balance by bringing there the new means which allow to attain this balance of the first type determined by an invariable and constant lightness in all positions and in all movements. '" Retrospective Examination " that Baucher at the end of the last edition of 1874 makes manifests the purpose of discoveries "the bigger horseman of all time". Forty years of job, of researches and of meditations to improve successful, valid method for all horse-riding, learnt, of outside, obstacle, steeplechase, etc. In posthumous writings, its adherent Faverot of Kerbrech and its sublime successor Beudant agrees us to come back only to discoveries finalised by this inimitable artist, creative genius that should be Baucher.